Prospects Plus

Joel Hofer Update: Change of Scenery

You may not be too fond of the uniform that the St. Louis Blues goaltending prospect has been wearing. The Portland Winterhawks of the WHL sport a logo and color scheme similar to that of the rival Chicago Blackhawks. The Winterhawks are in no way affiliated with Chicago, but Portland’s original uniforms in 1976 were […]

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Hobey Baker Nominees, McGing and Perunovich

Two of the St. Louis Blues’ 2018 NHL Draft choices have been nominated for the Hobey Baker Award which is awarded to the Top Player of NCAA Men’s Ice Hockey. Forward, Hugh McGing of Western Michigan University has been nominated for the second time. Defenseman, Scott Perunovich of the Minnesota-Duluth Bulldogs is also on the […]

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Will the Blues Call Up Klim Kostin This Season?

As the NHL season wears on, injuries happen. Every team in the league has to rely on players within their system to help out when players go down. The Blues farm system was highly-touted in the offseason and was ranked #3 in the NHL by Corey Pronman of The Athletic. You can read about it […]

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Tyler Tucker: Leaned on to Lead?

Tyler Tucker has had an explosive start and a steady season to follow. Now, let’s catch up. Blues Defensive Prospect, Tyler Tucker has now played 40 games this season with the Barrie Colts of the Ontario Hockey League. He’s scored 8 goals and has registered 24 assists for 32 points. I’ve already covered Tyler’s impressive […]

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Tyler Tucker: Playing More Disciplined, Continuing Success

Picking Up Where We Left Off Nearly a month ago, we took a look at St. Louis Blues 7th round 2018 Draft Selection and defensive prospect, Tyler Tucker of the Barrie Colts. We came to the conclusion that Tyler has been just downright impressive. At that point in time, we were looking at 17 points […]

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Prospect Update: Tyler Tucker Has Beyond Impressed

St. Louis Blues defensive prospect, Tyler Tucker is having himself quite the campaign with the Barrie Colts (OHL). I personally did not expect this much offensive production. I’m surprised, and I’m pleased. Let’s just say that right now, The Blues look really, really smart for picking up Tyler in the 7th round of the 2018 […]

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Prospect Update: Joel Hofer

Our boy, Joel Hofer, has been facing an average of 49.5 shots per game as of right now. Before we get started, take into consideration that some goals against are empty-netters. I won’t dive into that in this article, but what I will say is that Hofer has left for the bench at the end of 7 […]

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Luke Opilka: Blues Prospect Q and A

I recently had the chance to ask St. Louis Blues Goalie Prospect, Luke Opilka a few questions. He’s a homegrown talent that I was very honored to get in contact with. So, thanks very much to Luke for his time. Before we get to my questions, here is a video from the St. Louis Blues YouTube channel […]

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Joel Hofer: Blues Prospect Q and A

With St. Louis’ 107th pick in the 4th round of the 2018 NHL Draft, the Blues selected young goaltender Joel Hofer. The Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada native was drafted just shy of 18 years old. He stands 6’3″ and weighs in at 160 lbs. Joel was kind enough to answer some questions. I really appreciate his […]

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Hugh McGing: Blues Prospect Q and A

With St. Louis’ 138th pick, in the 5th round of the 2018 NHL Draft, the Blues selected speedy forward, Hugh McGing. Among the draft class, Hugh was 1 of 3 forwards selected. He certainly showcased great talent at prospect camp and gave Blues fans reasons to get hyped for his development. I was fortunate enough […]

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